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  1. Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths.

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  2. Will legal marijuana mean more traffic deaths?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | CBS News

    As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths.

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  3. Obama and brother named in RICO complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    Last Thursday, Attorney Larry Klayman , founder of Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, filed a RICO complaint in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, naming President Barack Obama , his half-brother Malik Obama , Secretary of State John Kerry, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and HAMAS as the ... (more)

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  4. Think you know Texas? Test your state knowledge with pop quiz on new free appRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CultureMap

    If you're smart enough to get an expert-level ranking on the Census Pop Quiz, you'll be rewarded with a state-themed piece of praise, such as "You're hotter than Texas in July."

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  5. DC mayoral candidates must overcome voter apathyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    On Nov. 4, District of Columbia residents will elect the seventh mayor in the city's history - at least, a few of them will.

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  6. 5 things to know about DC mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    District of Columbia residents will elect the seventh mayor in the history of District self-rule in November.

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  7. DC expands anti-littering enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Starting Monday, D.C. police officers will be able to give $75 notices of violation to pedestrians they see littering in the city.

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  8. Mary Landrieu's residency isn't up to courts, it's up to Congress: Derek T. MullerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    News reports recently surfaced revealing that U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is registered to vote at her parents' home in New Orleans, which she also lists as her primary residence.

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  9. Marijuana Legalization Has Researchers Wondering If Traffic Deaths Will RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    AUGUST 22: A member of the club opens a bag of marijuana buds in a cannabis club on August 22, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.

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  10. Acceleprise, the enterprise accelerator, comes to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    It took two years, but the Acceleprise accelerator for enterprise startups in the District of Columbia has finally established a presence in the startup and investing haven of the Bay Area.

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  11. 5 groups to watch in Ohio as Election Day nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHAS11

    The final two months of campaigning in Ohio will determine if Republicans continue their four-year control of statewide offices topped by governor, and of both chambers of the state Legislature.

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  12. Happy Labor DayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog

    Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

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  13. Perez: Obama 'fighting' for wage hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Politico

    Labor Secretary Tom Perez said Monday that President Barack Obama is "fighting like heck" to raise the minimum wage across the country.

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  14. For some parents, legalization complicates how to talk about potRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Thousands cluster on the beach to smoke and relax on the final day of Hempfest, Seattle's annual gathering to advocate the decriminalization of marijuana.

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  15. A Look at the Labor Day's HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    The first Monday in September, Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

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  16. Tourism continues to trump educationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    VHTA spends thousands of dollars each year lobbying the legislature and the governor's office to keep Virginia's students from getting back to school too early.

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  17. Labor Day 2014 celebrated todayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    On Labor Day 1999 professor and scholar John Hope Franklin wrote the final preface to his great book From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans .

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  18. Follow other states' lead on Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Pennsylvania became the ninth state led by a Republican governor to expand Medicaid.

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  19. Working Together to Achieve An AIDS-Free GenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Advocate

    As we consider HIV in our country, we find ourselves at the confluence of revolutionary scientific discoveries.

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  20. Biomass Energy Fuels Debate as Federal Authorities Consider New RulesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pallet Enterprise

    Biomass Energy Fuels Debate as Federal Authorities Consider New Rules Biomass Rules: EPA considering new rules for emissions from biomass energy plants.

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